Only one in three retailers are optimistic about their Black Friday business prospects this year, despite predictions average spend will rise nine per cent.
Physical entertainment has overtaken digital as the UK’s format of choice driven by growing popularity with 18-24-year olds.
55 per cent of Chinese online shoppers purchase goods from the UK as goods are perceived to be “of premium quality”.
Halloween sales growth is expected to slow to 1.7 per cent this year despite an increase in retailers who have traditionally not sold themed goods entering the market.
New research has revealed that confirmed the importance of community shopping centres in the retail sector, with 78 per cent of shoppers visiting one at least once a week.
Aldi and Lidl shoppers are now more likely to vote Conservative, despite coming from strong Labour areas in the 2010 election, according to a new survey.
House of Fraser is the best high street retailer that also sells online in the UK, according to a new report.
The latest grocery market share figures show that while the Big 4 collectively grew by 1.6 per cent, Aldi and Lidl together grew at their fastest rate since January 2015.
Figures released today show that while overall shop prices continue to fall year-on-year, the cost of buying food continues to become more expensive thanks to inflation.
Consumer confidence has gone up despite predictions of a pre-election and post-Brexit slump, according to a long-running index.